Harold G. Koenig, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Medicine
Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Campus mail Box 3400 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-6633
Email address harold.koenig@duke.edu

My primary research is focused on studying the effects of religion and spirituality on health. I am founding Co-Director of Duke’s Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health.

For a complete bio and CV, go to the following website: http://www.spiritualityandhealth.duke.edu/about/hkoenig/index.html

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 1982

Publications

Sanaeinasab, Hormoz, Mohsen Saffari, Mohammad-Ali Dashtaki, Amir H. Pakpour, Aliakbar Karimi Zarchi, Keisha-Gaye N. O’Garo, and Harold G. Koenig. “A Theory of Planned Behavior-Based Program to Increase Physical Activity in Overweight/Obese Military Personnel: A Randomised Controlled Trial.” Appl Psychol Health Well Being 12, no. 1 (March 2020): 101–24. https://doi.org/10.1111/aphw.12175.

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31353846
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Rosmarin, David H., Kenneth I. Pargament, and Harold G. Koenig. “Spirituality and mental health: challenges and opportunities.” Lancet Psychiatry, February 20, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(20)30048-1.

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32087772
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Memaryan, Nadereh, Zeinab Ghaempanah, Naser Aghababaei, and Harold G. Koenig. “Integration of Spiritual Care in Hospital Care System in Iran.” J Relig Health 59, no. 1 (February 2020): 82–95. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-019-00864-0.

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Wang, Liqun, Harold G. Koenig, Saad Al Shohaib, and Zhizhong Wang. “Religiosity, depression and telomere length in Chinese older adults.” J Affect Disord 260 (January 1, 2020): 624–28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2019.09.066.

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31541974
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Koenig, Harold G., Nagy A. Youssef, Donna Ames, Ellen J. Teng, and Terrence D. Hill. “Examining the Overlap Between Moral Injury and PTSD in US Veterans and Active Duty Military.” J Nerv Ment Dis 208, no. 1 (January 2020): 7–12. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000001077.

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Kopacz, Marek S., Donna Ames, and Harold G. Koenig. “It's time to talk about physician burnout and moral injury.” Lancet Psychiatry 6, no. 11 (November 2019): e28. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2215-0366(19)30385-2.

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31631880
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Martins, Helga, Sílvia Caldeira, Tiago Dias Domingues, Margarida Vieira, and Harold G. Koenig. “Validation of the Belief Into Action Scale (BIAC) in Portuguese Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy.” J Holist Nurs, October 16, 2019, 898010119879531. https://doi.org/10.1177/0898010119879531.

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31619110
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O’Garo, K. G. N., V. Medley, A. R. Margaretten, C. Udeaja, C. Kooistra, A. Eleanya, and H. G. Koenig. “Medically Induced Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Military Personnel and Veterans: An Overview.” Military Behavioral Health 7, no. 4 (October 2, 2019): 426–35. https://doi.org/10.1080/21635781.2019.1598523.

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